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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • And heaven defend your good souls, that you think I will your serious and great business scant For she is with me:
  • But I do think it is their husbands’ faults If wives do fall: say that they slack their duties And pour our treasures into foreign laps; Or else break out in peevish jealousies, Throwing restraint upon us; or say they strike us, Or scant our former having in despite; Why, we have galls; and though we have some grace, Yet have we some revenge.

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  • I had a strong suspicion, but scanty evidence.
  • It was a gloomy company that huddled under the dripping trees to eat their scanty supper.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia

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